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During my last week at the Library of Congress, we presented an exhibit of recent acquisitions to the dance collections. It was really great to show and explain the materials to a wider audience. I have included a few photos of it below:

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All images reproduced by Nicole Topich at the Library of Congress Performing Arts Division.

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Here are a few of the telegrams from the Marge Champion collection.  The collection also contains telegrams from Nick Castle Sr., Tony Curtis, Nanette Fabray,  Arthur Freed, Richard Holliday, Janet Leigh, Josh Logan, Anita Loos, Mary Martin, Miriam and Gene Nelson, George Sidney, Ann Sothern, and William Warfield, with many other telegrams being included in the scrapbooks.

The Three Stooges:

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Joan Crawford:

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Jule Styne:

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Jerome Robbins:

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Ed Sullivan:

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Fred Astaire:

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All images reproduced by Nicole Topich from the Marge Champion Collection at the Library of Congress Performing Arts Division.

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Here are most of the posters included in the Marge Champion collection:

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